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Height
5-6
Weight
125
 

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Willie Borm burst onto the competitve slopestyle scene at 15 years old when he won the Aspen Open in 2013. He earned an invite that year to Dew Tour and X Games Tignes.

In 2015 Borm scored a double win at the Mammoth Mountain stop of the Revolution Tour (big air and slopestyle) and repeated his win at the Aspen Open. In 2016 Borm had a great showing with a sixth-place finish at the Mammoth U.S. Grand Prix/FIS World Cup before suffering a season-ending ACL injury at the Silvaplana World Cup event. Now on the mend and focused on recovery, watch for Borm to return to the top of his game in time for a run at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. 

FIRST TRACKS
At three years old, Borm got his start on the 300-foot bunny hill at Hyland Hills ski area in Bloomington, MN. It was there that he met Martin and Lewis Sunquist, who run the USSA Nybora Freestyle Team. Borm says, “I learned my first 12 at Nybora and Hyland Hills. I’m still on the team and ride at Hyland Hills as much as possible.” In 2010, at age 13, Borm won Teton Gravity Research's Grom Contest, which drew entries from over 30 kids under 17 all vying for a spot in the 2011 TGR movie.

OFF THE SNOW
When the snow melts, you’ll find Borm training on his trampoline, accessorizing his truck and playing video games.

 

Highlights

X GAMES
12th, SS, Tignes, FRA, 2013

AFP Rankings
62nd, SS, 2016
22nd, SS, 2014
15th, SS, 2013
22nd, SS, 2012

FIS WORLD CUP
Eleven starts, one top 10 since his debut in 2012

GRAND PRIX
6th, SS, Mammoth Mountain, CA, 2016
11th, SS, Park City, UT, 2014
16th, SS, Mammoth Mountain, CA, 2012

OTHER
32nd, SS, European Open, Laax, SUI, 2016
9th, SS, Aspen/Snowmass Freeskiing Open, Aspen, CO, 2014
1st, SS, Aspen/Snowmass Freeskiing Open, Aspen, CO, 2013
3rd, SS, The North Face Park & Pipe Open Series, Whistler, BC, 2013
17th, SS, Dew Tour, Breckenridge, CO, 2013
15th, SS, WSI/AFP World Championships, Whistler, BC, 2013
21st, SS, Dew Tour, Breckenridge, CO, 2013
5th, SS, Nike 6.0 Qualifier, Breckenridge, CO, 2011
6th, SS, Dumont Cup, Sunday River, ME, 2012
10th, SS, Aspen/Snowmass Open, Aspen, CO, 2012
15th, SS, AFP World Championships, Whistler, CAN, 2012